Google billionaire Eric Schmidt denies channeling money into Biden’s science office, directly paying staff salaries and having ‘undue influence’ on policy
- March 28, 2022
Morgan Phillips, Daily Mail
Google‘s former CEO Eric Schmidt has denied channeling money into the White House science office through his foundation, according to a report published on Monday.
‘It’s telling that the downfall of the head of OSTP came not from the apparent ethics violations but from allegedly mistreating those who attempted to blow the whistle. The revolving door between government service and powerful private interests is one reason the American public’s trust in its government is at an all time low. But it looks as though, rather than reform, OSTP may have made it worse by creating a situation in which they replaced the revolving door with a breezeway, eliminating structural barriers between the two,’ Michael Chamberlain, director at government ethics group Protect the Public’s Trust, told DailyMail.com.